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Maggie Hassan on Energy & Oil
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Maggie Hassan on other issues.
  • Join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. (Nov 2012)

Senate:

NH 2014: 2014 NH Senate debate


Kelly Ayotte on Energy & Oil
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Kelly Ayotte on other issues.
  • Responsibly tap U.S. reserves of natural gas and oil. (Aug 2010)
  • Responsibly expand domestic gas and oil. (Jul 2010)
  • Global warming is real, but should not cost jobs. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Scott Brown on Energy & Oil
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Scott Brown on other issues.
  • Ease up on big oil companies to avoid high price of gasoline. (Sep 2012)
  • I'm no friend of big oil; I'm a friend of the motorist. (Sep 2012)
  • Energy efficiency yes; energy tax no. (Nov 2011)
  • "All of the above" approach to energy independence. (Nov 2011)
  • Cap-and-trade is a national energy tax. (Jan 2010)
  • Opposes cap-and-trade system, but renewables OK. (Jan 2010)
  • Promote increased use of alternative fuel technology. (Nov 2002)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
Andy Martin on Energy & Oil
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andy Martin on other issues.
  • Strongly oppose cap-and-trade. (Nov 2012)
Jim Rubens on Energy & Oil
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Rubens on other issues.
  • Supports revenue neutral carbon tax. (Nov 2013)
  • Revenue-neutral carbon tax offset by other tax cuts. (Nov 2013)
Jeanne Shaheen on Energy & Oil
Democrat Sr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jeanne Shaheen on other issues.
  • US must be a leader in climate change agreements. (Sep 2008)
  • Independence from foreign oil and reverse global warming. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
  • Create Regional Emissions Registry for GHG trading. (Aug 2001)
  • Maintain federal funds for transit funding above 12.5% cap. (Jul 1999)
Karen Testerman on Energy & Oil
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Karen Testerman on other issues.
  • End the war on coal: keep electrical generating plants. (Oct 2013)
  • Carbon dioxide causes plants to thrive, not global warming. (Oct 2013)

House:


Annie Kuster on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Annie Kuster on other issues.
  • Encourage more local clean and renewable energy. (Nov 2012)
Carol Shea-Porter on Energy & Oil
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Carol Shea-Porter on other issues.
  • Substantial tax credits for energy saving cars & homes. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Lynch on Energy & Oil
Democratic NH Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Lynch on other issues.
  • 25% renewable sources by 2025. (Nov 2006)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Jeanne Shaheen on Energy & Oil
Democrat Sr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jeanne Shaheen on other issues.
  • US must be a leader in climate change agreements. (Sep 2008)
  • Independence from foreign oil and reverse global warming. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
  • Create Regional Emissions Registry for GHG trading. (Aug 2001)
  • Maintain federal funds for transit funding above 12.5% cap. (Jul 1999)
Charlie Bass on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (NH-2): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Bass on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
Craig Benson on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Craig Benson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Fernald on Energy & Oil
Former Democratic Governor (until 1996): Click here for Mark Fernald on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Burt Cohen on Energy & Oil
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Senator: Click here for Burt Cohen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Doris Haddock on Energy & Oil
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Doris Haddock on other issues.
  • Aggressive program for renewable energy. (Sep 2004)
  • Sign the Kyoto Accord and reduce energy usage. (Sep 2004)
  • Releasing so much CO2 leads to disaster. (Apr 2003)
  • Addiction to oil and coal distorts international politics. (Apr 2002)
  • Sustainable energy in 15 years. (Apr 2002)
Bill Zeliff on Energy & Oil
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Bill Zeliff on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Alciere on Energy & Oil
2010 GOP challenger (lost primary); formerly State Rep: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Alciere on other issues.
  • Let free market decide whether to replace coal & oil. (Mar 2010)
  • Liberty Candidate: tax incentives for US-based alternatives. (Sep 2010)
Jim Bender on Energy & Oil
2010 Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Bender on other issues.
  • Diversify: nuclear, wind, solar, geothermal, and clean coal. (Aug 2010)
Ken Blevens on Energy & Oil
Libertarian challenger: Click here for Ken Blevens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeb Bradley on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Bradley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
Judd Gregg on Energy & Oil
Republican Sr Senator (NH): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Judd Gregg on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
  • Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy. (Mar 2004)
  • Rated 17% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Open the Outer Continental Shelf for oil & gas leasing. (Jun 2008)
Paul Hodes on Energy & Oil
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Paul Hodes on other issues.
  • End subsidies to Big Oil; extend biomass tax credit. (Aug 2010)
  • Manhattan Project to address global warming. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
Paul Hodes on Energy & Oil
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Paul Hodes on other issues.
  • End subsidies to Big Oil; extend biomass tax credit. (Aug 2010)
  • Manhattan Project to address global warming. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
John Sununu on Energy & Oil
Republican Senator; previously Representative (NH-1): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for John Sununu on other issues.
  • Increase domestic fuel exploration. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy. (Mar 2004)
  • Rated 17% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Open the Outer Continental Shelf for oil & gas leasing. (Jun 2008)
  • Gas tax holiday for the summer. (Apr 2008)
John Sununu on Energy & Oil
Republican Senator; previously Representative (NH-1): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for John Sununu on other issues.
  • Increase domestic fuel exploration. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy. (Mar 2004)
  • Rated 17% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Open the Outer Continental Shelf for oil & gas leasing. (Jun 2008)
  • Gas tax holiday for the summer. (Apr 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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